Last week I found myself on a ten hour bus trip from Bogotá, accompanying a bus full of passengers, whose family members were murdered by paramilitaries, to attend a commemoration event at the site of the massacre. During the trip I spent most of my time with Doña Lucia, who was already a grandmother when her husband was murdered. Continue reading The Massacre at La Rochela, 23 years later
CREDHOS came to the house to warn us: agents from the Technical Investigation Corps (CTI) had arrived at the office with an arrest warrant and taken David into custody. It was the afternoon of 14th September 2010. Continue reading “The branch of truth bends but never breaks”
Fr. Alberto of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission describes the situation for the Nonam community, currently living in difficult conditions in Buenaventura after having displaced from their lands.